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Jun 4

Report: Romney mulls vice presidential surprise



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Mitt Romney, the presumptive GOP presidential candidate, is reportedly mulling over a surprising move as he names a vice presidential running mate. But don’t expect a repeat of the Sarah Palin move in 2008.



Jun 4

Olmstead case was a watershed for Supreme Court



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Today marks the 84th anniversary of the landmark Olmstead v. United States wiretapping case decided by the Supreme Court, which had a far-reaching impact still felt today



Jun 2

The Constitutional Convention Week In Review



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It was 225 years ago this week that the Constitutional Convention started in earnest in Philadelphia. Our historical correspondent, Benjamin Brown, looks at the week that was in May 1787.



Jun 1

Reality TV star wants polygamy in front of federal court



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What does polygamy have to do with Thursday’s circuit court decision on same-sex marriage? One lawyer says there is polygamy connection to DOMA, and a reality TV star wants the multiple-marriage issue before the federal court system.



Jun 1

Constitution Check: If DOMA falls, must states opposing gay marriages accept them?



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Lyle Denniston looks at a theory that individual states would have to accept same-sex marriage and polygamy if courts strike down the Defense of Marriage Act.